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Job Title:  Plant Controller


New Bedford, MA, US, 02745

Business Unit:  Engineered Interconnects & Packaging
Posting Date:  Jul 25, 2022
Job Description: 

The Plant Controller will effectively partner with the Business Unit Controller and his/her staff to ensure orders, revenue, profit and working capital goals are consistently met. In support of this goal, this individual must be a strong finance leader who can effectively perform financial planning and analysis, lead cost accounting functions as required and ensure all necessary financial controls are in place and followed.  Key elements include a hands-on approach, effective leadership and staff management ability and overall business/analytical acumen.  Experience in manufacturing is strongly desired. The individual will be required to have experience working in a business where a working knowledge of cost accounting was applied. Prior accounting and management experience in a multi-site public entity with a P&L of preferably $50M+ is desirable. This position reports directly to the VP, Business Unit Controller for the EIP Business Unit. Reporting into this position is a Sr Cost Accountant.


Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare weekly monthly & annual forecasts and help plants achieve them
  • Develop business relationship with functional leadership team and act as Finance partner
  • Drive monthly close & multi-site forecast process ensuring accurate financial results and requirements are complete within corporate timelines
  • Working capital management
  • Maintain and/or review general ledger accounts, journal entries and reconciliations
  • Oversee accounting processes
  • Upload financials to the Corporate HFM system and reconcile trial balances to the consolidated reports
  • Work to improve effectiveness and compliance including monthly/quarterly SOX testing and maintenance of the SOX database
  • Assist VP, BU Controller in any assigned tasks




Requirements for Consideration:

  • Takes a high degree of personal responsibility
  • Places team achievement ahead of personal gain
  • Is confident, with a desire for future advancement
  • Willing to roll up sleeves and able to see the big picture
  • Strong work ethic
  • The ability and maturity to deal effectively with remote senior level executives
  • Superior organization skills and attention to detail
  • Must be able to work independently and on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting /Finance and experience in a manufacturing environment is required.
  • A career record of success in finance/accounting with continued increased responsibility is ideal.
  • Cost accounting experience is required.
  • Comprehensive experience with an integrated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system or similar application required.
  • Polished presentation skills to regularly share financial reports with BU and Division management.
  • Demonstrated ability to work productively with individuals at all levels inside and outside the organization.
  • Experience working and leading multi-site/remote teams.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with customary PC office applications such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint and Hyperion or similar experience preferred



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Nearest Major Market: New Bedford